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The Great White Hype (1996)

R 05/03/1996 (US) ComedyDrama 1h 31m

If you can't find the perfect contender....make one.


When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's white. However, once Rev. Sultan convinces him to fight, he goes into heavy training while the confident champ takes it easy and falls out of shape.

  1. Reginald Hudlin


  2. Tony Hendra


  3. Ron Shelton


Top Billed Cast

  1. Samuel L. Jackson

    Samuel L. Jackson

    Rev. Fred Sultan

  2. Jeff Goldblum

    Jeff Goldblum

    Mitchell Kane

  3. Peter Berg

    Peter Berg

    Terry Conklin

  4. Corbin Bernsen

    Corbin Bernsen

    Peter Prince

  5. Jon Lovitz

    Jon Lovitz


  6. Cheech Marin

    Cheech Marin

    Julio Escobar

  7. John Rhys-Davies

    John Rhys-Davies

    Johnny Windsor

  8. Salli Richardson-Whitfield

    Salli Richardson-Whitfield


  9. Jamie Foxx

    Jamie Foxx

    Hassan El Ruk'n

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The Great White Hype
The Great White Hype

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Original Language English

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